Take a Step Forward


Founded near Los Angeles, CA in 2005, Avalon provides direct-placement recruiting locally and throughout the domestic United States. Our focus on Engineering, Manufacturing and Tech/Business Services allows us intimate knowledge of each marketplace and their unique pools of talent.

Our clients consistently honor us with their repeat business. Our candidates experience our recruiting process and grow into clients.

We do not want to be a ‘one-time-placement’ in your professional life. We want to be a strategic recruiting-business-partner throughout your entire career.

We 'do well' by 'doing good.'

“Simply put, you give me what I ask for.  You interview my hiring managers, go back to your office and produce people that get the job done.  Many of them have become key contributors to our organization. You save me money by getting it right… quickly.”

 – Cheryl, President, Aviation/Aerospace Manufacturing, Client

“You found me my favorite job of my life.”

– Daniel, Director of Engineering, Electronic Manufacturing, Candidate turned Client





“You really knew the company, both from a business and personnel standpoint. The way you prepared me for the interview gave me a great deal of confidence. I’m going to use the things you taught me in my own interviewing.  You nailed it: everything you said happened exactly as we discussed.  I have never had a recruiter spend this much time in helping me prepare.”

– Jeffrey, Human Resources Business Partner, Biotech, Candidate


Avalon’s pre-screening and interview processes offer our clients and candidates the opportunity to visualize the workplace and project their potential fit for one another. Our reputation is built upon honesty with all parties.

Avalon's recruiters are former engineers and scientists. We are uniquely prepared to understand our client’s workplace and roles.
  • Aviation & Aerospace

    Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Material Scientists, Inside sales, Tech Support, Supply Chain, HR, Buyers, Planners, Scheduling and all related HR roles. Manufacturing talent, Supplier Quality, Quality Engineers and Machining Engineers.    
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  • Electronics

    Placments include Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engieers, Directors of Operations and Supply Chain Professionals. Includes Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Customer Care.
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  • Manufacturing

    As diverse as America, our clients build the stuff of dreams: from batteries to rocket-ships.
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  • Consumer Products

    From formulation to packaging we’ve walked the production floor with operations leaders to understand the nuances behand a product life-cycle. Manufacturing, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Quality and Material Science. Robotics and High Speed Fill lines.
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  • Medical Device & Pharmaceutical

    A wide road, our understanding both the engineering and chemistry side of these businesses is valuable. Documentation, Regulatory, and professionals at all levels to include ‘customer-facing’ talent. Engineers, Chemists, Biochemists and Microbiologists
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  • Oil & Gas

    Maintenance, Production, Chemical Engineers, Environmental and Safety professionals. Petroleum Scientists, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers from process backgrounds.
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  • Business to Business

    Call Centers, Technical Customer Care, our interviews produce a candidate ready to succeed.
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Current Openings



    SUMMARY: Develop manufacturing process and production methods; provide production support to enable manufacture of high quality engineered products. Work concurrently with Manufacturing/Engineering Development Manager through new product development and cost savings projects. Introduce and maintain state of the art processes and equipment into the workplace by implementing lean manufacturing concept


  • Continuous Improvement Manager



    The purpose of the position is to provide leadership with a Lean/Six Sigma focus resulting in the deployment of proven CI methods and tools resulting in measurable and sustained improvement within a few related value streams.



  • Vice President, Operations


    Our client welcomes people who share our determination and high standards to join us in doing work that moves the world forward. They design, manufacture, and market highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets. They are a leading diversified manufacturer of highly engineered, organic, and inorganic elastomer-based products.


  • General Manager – Refinery


    The General Manager will oversee a 24/7 refining facility that produces various petroleum products and transports its products via pipeline, road terminal and rail. The General Manager (GM) will be responsible for all aspects of refinery operations including: safety, environmental compliance, reliability, product quality, employee relations, capital management, oversight of key performance indicators and budgeting for the refinery operation.


  • Talent Acquisition Business Partner


    Reports To: Director, Human Resources


    The Talent Acquisition Business Partner acts as a strategic partner by proactively identifying solutions to business issues within Human Resources by conducting talent acquisition and retention, supporting the employee relations process, and enhancing the positive work experience for our employee.


  • Quality Assurance Manager


    Department: Lab

    Reports To: R&D Technical Service Manager

    FLSA Status: Full-time/Exempt


    Quality Assurance Manager in a fast paced specialty chemical manufacturing facility. Responsible for all aspects of the Quality System and programs to ensure compliance to all regulations and key customer requirements.





    This position is responsible for the organization, movement, management, and accuracy of all company inventories


    REPORTS TO: VP Manufacturing


  • Materials Manager


    The Materials Manager is responsible for organizing and administering the materials function for the Division. Guides and directs personnel in purchasing, planning, receiving, shipping, and stockroom. Supports manufacturing and other departments to maintain efficient operations, high delivery standards and to promote customer goodwill. Maintain a safe, clean work environment.


  • Manager of Scientific Operations



    This role provides technical and scientific leadership to a manufacturing Quality Assurance team. Technical review, validation, and approval of all process changes and improvements. Responsible for technical review and approval of all deviations and non-conformances and developing experimental plans for the troubleshooting and root cause investigation into all non-conforming product – this includes the review of data and implementation of corrective and preventive actions.


  • Industrial Engineer


    Purpose of Position:

    Oversee Manufacturing projects as assigned. Complete projects according to the assigned timeline, coordinating all departments and personnel, adhering to budget requirements, and reporting project status as requested.

    Illuminating What Matters:

    A guiding light for elevating our thinking beyond day-to-day activity in a clear and memorable way, our client’s vision intentionally possesses more than one meaning.


  • Electrical Design Engineer

    CHATSWORTH, CA      

    Senior Embedded Engineer

    As a Senior Embedded Engineer you will be responsible for the definition and development of embedded software for Professional LED Lighting Luminaires – we serve Broadcast, Cinema and Video Markets. Your output will include System Control, U.I. and Wireless Communications Development for WDMX, BLE and iOT protocols.


  • Mechanical Design Engineer


    Our client welcomes people who share their determination and high standards to join them in doing work that moves the world forward. We design, manufacture, and market highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets.


  • Quality Control Supervisor


    To oversee and perform receiving, in-process and final inspections of the QMS. Ability to verify manufacturing processes for conformance and product specifications in relation to all ISO 9001, FDA, USDA and associated regulatory standards. Improving the inspection systems using SPC, control charts and data collection for analysis. Implement and suggest continuous improvement ideas throughout the entire QMS to the quality manager.


  • Insurance, Manager Member Services


    Under the general direction of the CEO, the Manager, Insurance and Member Services is a skilled individual who excel in member services and member retention and provide insurance expertise to the membership ranks of a Charter School Insurer – we serve nearly 1,000 schools sites in California.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Senior Cost Accountant


    Reporting to the Controller, this role is responsible for all the cost accounting related activities of the company.

    This hands-on role will be responsible for the integrity of the company’s costing systems and the associated financial information.


    Other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities/Duties/  Skills Include:




    Our client designs, manufactures, and markets highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets. They are a leading diversified manufacturer of highly engineered, organic, and inorganic elastomer-based products.

    Reports to:  President with dotted line to Platform Finance Director

    Works with:  Platform leaders, Business Unit, Corporate Resources, Corporate leaders, Direct Senior leaders of the local business, Customers and Vendors



Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.